Denali National Park
Denali Backcountry Adventure - Kantishna
At the very end of the Denali Park road, past Wonder Lake, you'll find a unique enclave in the park known as Kantishna, home to Denali Backcountry Lodge. While on our private bus, your driver will introduce you to the park, its wildlife and the wild lands in Denali. You'll learn about Denali's history, geology, and so much more. The leisurely bus trip to the lodge takes about 6 hours each way. Your bus driver will stop along the way for wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities. There are scheduled rest stops along the road (about every 2 hours), where you can get off the bus to stretch your legs, use the restroom facilities, and smell the tundra flowers. Includes lunch.
Approximate value: $189 USD per person
Denali Excursion By Helicopter
Travel along the Alaska Range through the eastern portion of Denali National Park. This 35 minute flight explores the natural beauty of vast tundra and valleys carved by glaciers. View the impressive Cantwell Glacier as it cascades over 1,000 feet, while North America's Highest Peak, Mt. Denali, towers on the horizon. Keep an eye out for local park residents, such as caribou, moose, and Dall sheep.
Approximate value: $375 USD per person
Denali Glacier Landing By Helicopter
Stunning views of the Alaska Range, ancient glaciers, and towering peaks combine to make this a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. As you fly east (away from Denali National Park) along the spine of the Alaska Range, view how the Pacific and North American tectonic plates have collided with each other, creating massive mountainous peaks. View numerous glaciers that have carved their way through rugged backcountry. Take some time to step out into this world of ice and experience a part of Alaska most people never see. You will spend 15 minutes of this 70 minute tour on the Yanert Glacier, located is East of Denali outside park boundaries.
Approximate value: $525 USD per person
Denali Park Dinner Theater
Go back in time and join a group of unforgettable characters as they treat you to hilarious stories of living in Denali National Park. The evening features foot-stomping, knee-slapping music and colorful storytelling. Seated at carved wooden picnic tables, you'll enjoy an all-you-can-eat, family style feast of Alaska salmon, BBQ ribs, potatoes, corn on the cob, baked beans, salad, sourdough rolls and tasty dessert. A lighthearted evening out in Denali!
Approximate value: $72 USD per person
Denali Wilderness Walking Tour
Hike Denali! Enjoy a moderate "walk" through local terrain adjacent to Denali NP and narrated by a local naturalist guide. You'll walk through boreal forests and discover how plants and animals have adapted to the extreme sub-arctic environment. Guide will determine the trail based on group ability and local conditions. The pace is usually about one mile per hour, as there are frequent stops.
Approximate value: $110 USD per person
Fixed Wing Flightseeing In Denali
Enjoy a 60-70 minute fixed wing flightseeing journey following the Alaska Range out to about one mile from Mt. Denali (weather dependent). This is the flightseeing trip to do if you want to see North America's highest peak.
Approximate value: $405 USD per person
Fly Fish Denali
Fish for Arctic Grayling on lakes in the heart of the Alaska Range for a true wilderness experience. This catch and release fly fishing excursions is half day with no experience necessary. This personalized and fully outfitted trip includes gear, guide, equipment, and transportation. Fishing License is additional cost (approx. $20USD) and can be purchased in advance through the state or through your fishing guide.
Approximate value: $175 USD per person
For passengers wanting to experience Alaska, this tour offers the opportunity to explore magnificent backcountry with an unforgettable guided hike. Your naturalist guide will lead you on a tailor-made adventure hike above the tree line. Track animals, learn the history of the area, and relax on a hillside overlooking the valley. Take in the spectacular views while enjoying a small snack. Tour includes approximately 3 to 3.5 hours of guided hiking and a 15 minute helicopter ride.
Approximate value: $560 USD per person
Rafting The Nenana River
This float trip excursion travels 11 miles through the Alaska wilderness on Class II and II 1/2 rapids. Choose to do either the "Scenic Wilderness" Run excursion or the 'Canyon Run'. Each trip is approximately three hours with a total of two hours on the glacially fed Nenana River. Your guide controls the boat with oars so no paddling required as you enjoy the scenery. The Scenic Wilderness run is perfect for the beginning rafter or those that simply want to enjoy the scenery! The Canyon run offers you the opportunity to paddle.
Approximate value: $92 USD per person
Sled Dog Kennel Tour
Enjoy a warm welcome and experience true Alaskan lifestyle as you visit a kennel and Iditarod veteran. Sled dogs play an important cultural role in Alaska's past and present. During your visit you will meet sled dogs, visit with puppies and see summer training in action.
Approximate value: $59 USD per person
Tundra Wilderness Tour
Go deep into Denali National Park and search for moose, bear, wolves, caribou and Dall sheep amongst a spectacular backdrop of valleys and mountains. This 6-8 hour tour is led by experienced driver guides, who provide narrative on the many critters that call Denali home. With tales of Mt. Denali and breathtaking photographic opportunities, this is one tour to be sure and reserve early! The tour includes a small snack box and beverage; although guests are certainly encouraged to bring a boxed lunch or additional snacks.
Approximate value: $165 USD per person
Anchorage Float Plane Flightseeing
Take an Anchorage 30 minute flightseeing safari and experience Anchorage and Alaska from above. Depending on the weather and mountain conditions, your pilot will choose the most scenic and interesting flightseeing option for you. One option is to soar above the Chugach Mountains, the dramatic backdrop to Anchorage, Alaska.
Approximate value: $114 USD per person
Anchorage Photo Walk
Join this fun, instructional photo tour in the historic city center. Regardless of skill level or picture taking device (smart phone to high-end DSLR), you will learn how to take better images while enjoying the sites, geography and history of downtown Anchorage. This is a perfect opportunity to learn some new photography techniques to help you document your tour through Alaska!
Approximate value: $45 USD per person
Big Swig: Alaska's Craft Beer Tour
Come experience the booming Anchorage craft beer scene in style as you join your knowledgeable 'Hoperator' for an off-the-beaten path tour of Anchorage full of sudsy and safe fun. Guests are introduced to some of Anchorage's finest breweries, brewers, beers, and Alaskan characters on this behind the scenes look at the local craft brewing industry. The tour done by van includes three stops, a minimum of 12 beer tastings, a selection of appetizers and round trip transportation. With a maximum group size of 12, this small group tour ensures a personalized experience.
Approximate value: $99 USD per person
Glacier and Wildlife Float Plane Flightseeing
Take a 90 minute float plane flightseeing tour and experience a glacier and wildlife adventure. Soar over towering Knik Glacier - At 25 miles long and 5 miles wide, Knik Glacier is one of South-central Alaska's biggest and most spectacular glaciers.
Approximate value: $263 USD per person
Half Day Hiking
Enjoy the long Alaskan summer days by hiking the beautiful Chugach Mountain Range from Anchorage. The hikes include: transportation from downtown to trailhead, a guided naturalist hike in the valleys and peaks surrounding Anchorage and is tailored to your hiking and fitness levels. Valley stroll or Mountain climb... you decide! Your naturalist guide will point out and discuss the flora and fauna of these unique coastal alpine mountains. (Please note: This can only be booked in coordination with post nights in Anchorage)
Approximate value: $99 USD per person